Michael Joseph Beatty, 67, of South Yarmouth died June 28 at Tufts Medical Center after a short illness. He leaves a brother in Sandwich.

Born in Somerville, he was the son of Arthur J. Beatty and Cecilia (Fahey) Beatty.

He was a graduate of Northeastern University.

Mr. Beatty worked in the restaurant and produce industry in and around Boston and Cape Cod for many years. He was known for his strong work ethic and easy-going demeanor.

In addition to his father, who lives in South Yarmouth, he leaves three children, Erin Lynne Walcutt of Fayetteville, Arkansas, Meagan Cecilia Hickey of Brighton and Michael Eric Beatty, also of Brighton; a granddaughter, Maeve Elizabeth Walcutt; two brothers, Arthur Beatty of Marstons Mills and Paul Beatty of Sandwich; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother.

Memorial services and interment were to be private.

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